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Gabriel Sas
Gabriel Sas

Gabriel Sas

Professor and Head of Subject
Luleå University of Technology
Structural Engineering
Structural and Fire Engineering
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
+46 (0)920 493835
T2219 Luleå

Research interests

  • Strengthening, upgrading and retrofitting of concrete structures using fibre reinforced polymers (FRPs)
  • Structural stability of concrete gravity and plate dams
  • Life cycle cost analysis (LCCA) of structures
  • Destructive and non-destructive test methods for structural engineering
  • Monitoring methods and equipment for the behaviour of structures
  • Fatigue performance of structures 
  • Prestressing of concrete structures
  • Design of UHPC structures
  • Reliability based non linear analysis

Professional expertise

  • Design and assessment of structural capacity of concrete structures, bridges and dams
  • Design of strengthening of concrete structures using FRPs
  • Non-linear finite element modelling
  • Management of field testing and monitoring of structures
  • Management of research and industrial projects

Activities and projects


Conference paper

Assessment of prestressed concrete bridges - challenges (2020)

Täljsten. B, Paulsson. B, Popescu. C, Bagge. N, Nilforoush. R, Emborg. M, et al.
Part of: IABSE Symposium, Wroclaw 2020, Synergy of Culture and Civil Engineering – History and Challenges, s. 487-494, International Association For Bridge And Structural Engineering (IABSE), 2020
Article in journal

Experimental study on shear deformation of reinforced concrete beams using digital image correlation (2019)

Huang. Z, Tu. Y, Meng. S, Sabau. C, Popescu. C, Sas. G
Engineering structures, Vol. 181, s. 670-698
Article in journal

Local and global behavior of walls with cut-out openings in multi-story reinforced concrete buildings (2019)

Sabau. C, Popescu. C, Bagge. N, Sas. G, Blanksvärd. T, Täljsten. B
Engineering structures, Vol. 187, s. 57-72
Chapter in book

Assessment and Loading to Failure of Three Swedish RC Bridges (2018)

Nilimaa. J, Sabau. C, Bagge. N, Puurula. A, Sas. G, Blanksvärd. T, et al.
Part of: Evaluation of Concrete Bridge Behavior through Load Testing
Article in journal

Axially Loaded RC Walls with Cutout Openings Strengthened with FRCM Composites (2018)

Sabau. C, Popescu. C, Sas. G, Blanksvärd. T, Täljsten. B
Journal of composites for construction, Vol. 22, nr. 6, s. 04018046-1-04018046-16